His idea was to bring people up into the fresh air and sky. In the 1940s the British Government used Corbusier theory as the premise for a major overhaul and redesign of British council and low income housing. They believed that if they stacked people into these tower blocks it would move them out of the dirt and the slums that existed at street level, reduce crime, give people a positive outlook and free up space to build private residences and commercial buildings alongside the social developments..
But of course, if you want to destroy cultural identity and create a massive neoliberal global economy, history and culture have to be erased. It all just marketing, the sly neoliberal tells us. Writes: the provincial American point of view, the most striking change in the status of Europe is that it is no longer the place where Americans with intellectual, artistic, or just life style aspirations wish or even pretend to wish to be.
Raising Morus multicaulis trees, for which there was a ready market, soon became the principal business, and the production of silk was then made a secondary consideration. With many other investment manias including the Dot Com Boom of the late 1990s and the Dutch Tulipomania of the 1630s, disaster followed investor frenzy like a shadow. An agricultural magazine, The Farmer Register, foretold as much [31 Jan 1839]:.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfilePlot lines and scenes involving smoking should only be used when necessary for artistic purposes or character development, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television said on its website Tuesday.Under the new rules, minors under age 18 cannot be shown smoking or buying cigarettes, and characters may not smoke in public buildings or other places where smoking is banned.China has been tightening up restrictions on smoking over the past decade, banning tobacco advertising and sponsorships of major sporting events.That’s part of a slow realization of the massive toll heavy tobacco use is taking on an aging, increasingly urbanized population. Tobacco use is linked to the deaths of at least 1 million people every year in China, where 300 million people (or nearly 30 per cent of adults) smoke.Last August, a group of Canadian doctors called on federal and provincial governments to stop subsidizing movie productions that depict smoking in films aimed at children and teens.Studies worldwide show smoking in movies is a powerful way to recruit young people to the addiction, said Neil Collishaw, research director of Physicians for a Smoke Free Canada.With files from The Associated PressDo you want Canadian film and television producers to limit depictions of smoking on screen? Do you think it would discourage young people from smoking? Let us know.Do you want Canadian film and television producers to limit depictions of smoking on screen?Market Research(This survey is not scientific. It is based on readers’ responses.)By CBC NewsA CBC investigation has found that reusable plastic food trays in some Vancouver area shopping malls have as much bacteria on them as toilet seats have.Swabs taken from trays in food courts at three malls were sent to University of British Columbia microbiologist Bob Hancock, who analyzed the samples.